Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
These silver dangles are used to tie the nuptial bedsheet to the bedsteads.
From a very romantic era whení«í_ the proof of bridal purity (evidenced by the sheets of the nuptial night) was celebrated.
Lucknow, Awadh, India
Age unknown but estimated to be from the 1960s-1970s
Red threads not in perfect condition
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.